Wake Up to Kona……My Day

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Thanks to Mdm Samm of Sew We Quilt and Carol of Just Let Me Quilt.

 Also to:

Amanda Murphy

Robert Kaufman

Aurifil


I have admit this is the first modern quilt I’ve ever made.  I did do things a little different. I didn’t sew blocks together but instead I cut out one complete piece of fabric to the size wanted. It ended up being 64″ long and whatever the bolt width was. I drew out the squares (with a ruler of course) to the size of 7 1/2″ then I cut out the centers. I used starch and press to turn the edges under. Then I resized the center squares to 3 1/2″ and turned the edges under as well. I tried out different arrangements on the background till I liked what I had.

Here it is:

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I couldn’t make up my mind what I wanted and drawing it out wasn’t working. What I did know was that I wanted linked squares. When that happens I just estimate everything. Kinda like wingn’ it. It’s what I do, lol

The squares look a little yellow but they are green shade.

I placed the 3″ squares so that they looked checkered but the black is just the background. I think I like this quilt, lol.

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Thanks for stopping by!

January 10th

 

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106 thoughts on “Wake Up to Kona……My Day

  1. WOW! Your quilt looks great! I guess you should call it “design as you go”, nothing wrong with that process. The outcome is stunning for sure! Love the background color you choose!

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  2. You did Awesome job!!! Looks hard…and I am very new to this quilty stuff…lol….but I would love to make one like it! (Someday! lol)

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